Top Bakersfield news: Woman's death was accident, coroner says; sports bar shooter convicted; more

Top Bakersfield news: Woman's death was accident, coroner says; sports bar shooter convicted; morePhoto: iStock
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Published on November 22, 2019

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Bakersfield.

Amateur fighter ordered to stand trial on attempted murder, assault charges

An amateur fighter who authorities say broke into the residence of his ex-girlfriend and assaulted her and a man after finding them in bed has been ordered to stand trial on attempted murder and assault charges, according to court filings.

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Kern Transit offering daily route from Bakersfield to Santa Clarita

Kern Transit is now offering a daily route from Bakersfield to Santa Clarita, where passengers can then board Metrolink and travel to downtown Los Angeles.

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Coroner determines woman’s death in Weldon as accidental

The coroner said Nicole Breann Welch’s death was accidental from methamphetamine intoxication.

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Death of man who stopped breathing while in CHP custody has been ruled an accident

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office said 40-year-old Jason Gonzalez’s cause of death is complications from physical restraint with neck compression, along with the methamphetamine and phencyclidine that was in his system. Gonzalez also had hypertensive heart disease, the department said.

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Man convicted of murder in shooting at Bakersfield sports bar

The jury found 27-year-old Luis Pineda guilty of first-degree murder with a firearm enhancement in the killing of Christopher Rodriguez, 33.

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